After what can frankly only be described as an enormous success the Enduro World Series is coming back to Ireland in 2016 for a repeat on Carrick mountain. The world’s best will again face off over a one day format that this year saw Greg Callaghan crowned as winner in a fairytale ending that brought [...]
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August 24th, 2015 · No Comments
April 15th, 2015 · No Comments
The Syndicate are back, albeit a bit banged up! Greg’s thumb, Steve’s knee and Josh’s foot all requiring some serious work. Not one for the squeamish…
April 14th, 2015 · No Comments
Last weekend saw an epic opening to the 2015 DH World Cup from Lourdes in France. This was a real mountain bikers course with thrills and spills a plenty and here is the Red Bull highlights video for your viewing pleasure. Next up is Fort William in 4 weeks time.
April 10th, 2015 · No Comments
It’s everyone’s favorite part of the Downhill World Cups – Claudio Caluori’s track preview! Here is his spin down an awesome track in Lourdes chasing Loic Bruni courtesy of Red Bull Bike.
April 9th, 2015 · No Comments
World Champion Manon Carpenter gets her year under way at the first round of the BDS in Ae Forest. Madison Saracen – 2015 BDS, Round 1 – Ae Forest from Sportline on Vimeo.
April 8th, 2015 · No Comments
We catch up with the Canyon EWS team in Rotorua at round 1.
April 7th, 2015 · No Comments
Back on the Pro-Tour with Orica GreenEdge this time at the iconic Tour of Flanders. Before the race we get a bit f a chat with legend Eddy Merckx, then it’s off to the cobbles where the team are gunning for a good result. Watch out for the kamikaze Shimano neutral service cars!
April 1st, 2015 · No Comments
Last weekend saw the opening round of the 2015 Enduro World Series in Rotorua, New Zealand. It was a good start for Irish riders with Grag Callaghan in 11th and Dan Wolfe in 38th in Elites. Conor Lavelle now riding for the Ibis team continued his good form from last year taking 6th in the [...]
March 27th, 2015 · No Comments
Saturday sees the first round of the 2015 Enduro World Series take place in the glorious surroundings of Rotorua, New Zealand. The worlds best riders are currently training on the course ahead of racing this weekend. Here we take a ride down some of the trails in the company of BMCs Francois Bailly-Maitre.
March 24th, 2015 · No Comments
The Classics season got under way last weekend with Milan-San Remo. Here is a piece from Shimano on the winner John Degenkolb filmed before during and after the race.
March 24th, 2015 · No Comments
The opening round of the Vitus First Tracks Enduro Cup is this weekend in Castlewellan Forest Park in the Mournes. A long time MTB venue Castlewellan has something for everyone. Registration closes this Thursday so make sure you’re signed up in advance. Full details of the opening round and series details below. Round 1 – [...]
March 24th, 2015 · No Comments
Defending Enduro World Series Champion Jared Graves is out of the opening round of the Enduro World Series at least following a crash 12 days ago. The anouncement came on Graves’ Facebook page this morning. We wish him all the best in a speedy recovery. No news yet on when he will return to racing. [...]
March 23rd, 2015 · No Comments
The longest one day race of the road calendar took place yesterday with John Degenkolb taking the win for Giant-Alpecin. Here are the highlights courtesy of Cyclingnews.com
March 20th, 2015 · No Comments
We join the Atherton siblings in their pre-season training as they gear up for the rapidly approaching season.
March 12th, 2015 · No Comments
Last weekend saw the opening round of the 2015 Scottish Enduro Series in Innerleithen. Ireland’s Greg Callaghan had a spectacular start to the season with his new Cube team taking the win from Ibis cycles Gary Forrest. We’re all looking forward to seeing Greg on Irish trails for the EWS which is creeping ever closer! [...]
March 11th, 2015 · No Comments
Let’s go behind the scenes with Orica GreenEDGE and Orica-AIS at the Strade Bianche in the Tuscan hills. No wine or sausages for the riders though on what is one of the most underrated races of the season and marks the start of the season for a whole bunch of pros. The dirt roads always [...]
February 18th, 2015 · No Comments
Fancy a long term goal? Want a late season break to the sun with a biking focus? Look no further. The annual Roc d’Azur bike festival registration has opened. Four months ago, 20,035 participants and 150,000 visitors came to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the biggest mountain-biking event in the world. Now boasting some 28 [...]
February 11th, 2015 · No Comments
Registration for the final two rounds of the 2015 Enduro World Series opens today Wednesday at 4pm Irish time. Last year we visited the final venue in Finale Ligure and it was a highlight of the year. The trails are perfection and the ability to fall into the Med after a long day in the [...]
February 10th, 2015 · No Comments
Ahead of the opening of registration for the final two rounds of the Enduro World Series tomorrow, here is an intro video from the penultimate round in Spain. Zona Zero is based high in the Pyrenees. Registration opens at 5 and if previous rounds are anything to go by will be gone quicksmart.
February 5th, 2015 · No Comments
Details are beginning to emerge concerning the 2015 Irish Cross Country National Points series. If you are not training now is the time to dig out the winter woolies and hit the trails hard in advance of this seasons XC race schedule. This year there will be 5 rounds starting in Wicklow in mid April.
February 2nd, 2015 · No Comments
In certain parts of the world Cyclocross is religion. Knobbly tyred road bikes are ridden to extremes by serious athletes in front of fanatical crowds of well oiled supporters. This past weekend saw the worlds take place in Tabor, the Czech Republic. Here are some takes on it courtesy of Shimano including a course preview [...]
January 28th, 2015 · No Comments
And just like that they were gone! In less than a minute the entire public allocation of entries to the Chain Reaction Cycles Emerald Enduro sold out, some 180 odd entries. At 5pm the Enduro World Series released entries to the Emerald Enduro, the Scottish Tweedlove round and the French round in Samoens. All three [...]
January 27th, 2015 · No Comments
The long wait is finally over! Registration opens tomorrow for the Emerald Enduro, the Tweedlove EWS in Scotland and the French round in Samoens. Registration for the opening round in New Zealand opened last week and promptly sold out in 3 minutes. With registration opening for the three rounds mentioned above at 5pm Irish time [...]
January 23rd, 2015 · No Comments
Irish junior Enduro star Conor Lavelle has signed for World Enduro team Ibis. Lavelle had a breakout season in 2014 riding for Team Biking.ie finishing 3rd in the Junior category overall for the season despite only visiting a handful of rounds. For 2015 the talented rider will race the full series beginning in New Zealand [...]
January 14th, 2015 · No Comments
Irish Enduro World Series star Greg Callaghan has just announced a pro contract with top team Cube Action. Greg has been a regular on the World Series for two years now but putting in the hard graft as a privateer racer. While other top riders were getting pampered post practice and racing, Greg would be [...]
January 12th, 2015 · No Comments
In a surprise move the Italian Enduro series Superenduro will not take place this year. Seen largely as the benchmark of European Enduro Series, Superenduro set the tone for the Enduro World Series aswell in the last few years, not least by hosting the final round of the EWS in 2012 and 2013. Co-founder Enrico [...]
January 6th, 2015 · No Comments
Team Lapierre Gravity Republic is one of the most successful teams on the World Cup circuit with not only some super competitive senior riders but also one of the most talented Juniors. In this behind the scenes series we get a great insight into life inside the team, you get a sense of the riders [...]
January 5th, 2015 · No Comments
Jens Voigt retired near the end of 2014. Known for his famous catchphrase “Shut up legs” Jens was renowned for his hard-man yet friendly image becoming known as something of a breakaway king. It wasn’t just breakaways though, anyone remember when he had to borrow a small bike to get back to the Peloton in [...]
December 17th, 2014 · No Comments
Enduro World Series have announced the dates for the opening of registration for the 2015 series and in a bid to avoid the difficulties of 2014 they have staggered the dates on which events will be released. Such was the demand last year that riders found it hard to register with events selling out in [...]
November 26th, 2014 · No Comments
The Dudes board the landship and head to Europe for some bike riding. Take it away Dudes! The Dudes of Hazzard, Business as Usual – Part 2 from Joe Barnes on Vimeo.